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‘You Are Still Black’: Charlottesville’s Racial Divide Hinders Students

Erica L. Green and Annie Waldman in collaboration with ProPublica report on the historical and current conditions in the Charlottesville, Virginia public schools that reveal that sharp divide between black and white students in this university town.  One white parent…

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Racist Stickers Appear Again in Princeton

Image via Michael Timmons Princeton Patch reported that white nationalist stickers were again spotted in Princeton.  Click here to read the report.

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Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Renee Gokey (Eastern Shawnee/Sac and Fox/Miami) and Dennis W. Zotigh (Kiowa/San Juan Pueblo/Santee Dakota Indian) summarize the history of Columbus Day and the growing movement to replace it with Indigenous Peoples’ Day.  Their article lists the states and cities that…

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Another reason people can’t admit white supremacy is a crisis

In his article about the compartmentalization of white supremacy Sam McKenzie Jr. writes: “I write about white supremacy here, but I have other issues in mind too. It would also be compartmentalization to focus only on white supremacy. It’s a…

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Does Teacher Diversity Matter in Student Learning?

“Research shows that students, especially boys, benefit when teachers share their race or gender. Yet most teachers are white women.” Claire Cain Miller reports on several studies about the impact of teacher gender and race on student achievement.  While training…

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